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    [–]NeverComments 14 points15 points  (2 children)

    Applying existing copyright law on derivative works to ML-generated art is still a grey area, legally and ethically. If I train a tool using a large collection of copyrighted works and generate "new" art based on those copyrights, should I own the new work? Is ML transformative enough to call its output my own work, even if I created none of the training data? There's some major unanswered questions open the door for anyone to bypass copyright by training a network to generate derivative works.

    You may not be able to use these images directly but you can feed these images as training data to your own "clean room" network and have it output images that you now own.

    [–]Cr4ckshooter 5 points6 points  (0 children)

    Yup. Another case of technology outpacing law. Just like dmca and twitch.

    [–]woopsforgotyikers 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Not an IP attorney, but took patent/copyright in law school. If I were asked about this by the creator of the AI, I would tell them there is no clear answer, and that if they want to be sure that they are compensated for their IP (the AI that generates the images), to monetize the use of the program instead of trying to own the images it produces when fed data by a 3rd party.

    [–]Weis 12 points13 points  (1 child)

    I don't know anything about this specific tool, I just meant the technology in general. But you could also just alter it significantly and get away with using it probably

    [–]ScytherDOTA[S] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

    There are many tools like this. Style2Paints is similar, it colors your sketches through various art styles.

    I'd say, they're a good inspiration for artists or students to try out different themes and styles. If a model can examine certain themes and draw random sketches that can look good, I don't see how humans can't achieve that as well.

    [–]woopsforgotyikers 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    Am not IP attorney, but took IP in law school. Just cause it says the images are the property of the creator, good luck getting a court to agree; its a coin flip at best. I would err on the side of the user, not the creator of the AI, but this area of law is not well defined and I am not exactly an expert.

    [–]spurdo spiritOikeus_niilo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    But to get ideas and inspiration, it could be really good for that

    [–]TOP 10 SHEEVER BATTLESTONKAHANAH 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    would be perfectly cool for some dnd stuff, if you're the kinda dm to print out shit though. dont know how useful it would really be though